Theo Garrun (The Star, South Africa): Gill went on a job interview last week, her first in nine years.
She was a successful saleswoman once, but hasn’t worked since then and has been in the depths of self-destruction and substance abuse in-between.
She doesn’t know whether she got the job or not, but the important thing is that she got the interview and feels that she has the mental and physical strength to attend it and give it a go.
It’s been a journey to get to this point, starting with breaking her addiction and going through rehabilitation.
“That part was crucial,” she says, “but as important …[Article is no longer available]